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173 resources with the keyterm newspaper

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Who Am I?

For Students 4th - 9th
Your budding journalists need to understand the five W's for writing a news story. They read a story, complete several graphic organizers to help them organize and write their article, and then use a self-assessment learning exercise to...
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Poetry Slam!

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Create poems without writing! Young poets create poems using words cut from newspapers, read their poems aloud, and compile them in a book. This lesson allows the teacher to view each learner's creative process and assess their current...
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This Is America! Flag Collage

For Teachers K - 12th
In a visual essay of their thoughts about "What America Means to Me," kids of any age can create a collage about their country. Originally intended to be created physically, learners could share their projects online by using an...
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Johannes Gutenberg and the Printing Press

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students use library or online resources to create time lines on the life of Johannes Gutenberg and tell the impact his invention, the printing press, had on the development of newspapers.
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Lesson 11 - Reading

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Give your class some experience with want ads in this reading exercise. After reading eight different want ads for various jobs, young editors choose which information is necessary and unnecessary. This lesson would be a great addition...
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Radio News

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Part of a larger unit from the Media Awareness Network on media literacy, this particular lesson plan focuses on the medium of news radio. Small groups participate in discussions on their radio listening habits as well as the...
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It's Happening Where: Graphic Organizer #1 for Newspaper Articles

For Students 6th - 9th
Planning a newspaper or journalism unit? Use these graphic organizer to help your young reporters organizer their articles. The first page instructs users to plan out the structure of their article, while the second page prompts them to...
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Writing a Newspaper Article

For Teachers 6th - 9th
The perfect resource for a beginning journalism teacher or someone designing a journalism unit, this activity prompts students to write a newspaper article. It covers all aspects of the writing process, such as a guided warm-up...
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Teach21: News You Can Use, Lesson 24/35

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Full of good ideas and activities, this lesson would be a good addition to a language arts class in the middle of a writing unit - especially when considering one's audience. Students write a review on a CD, video game, movie, or website...
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Group Newspaper Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Explained as part of a whole-unit, a group newspaper project gives life to any study on WWI. This plan has historians using notes from class to "illustrate" WWI to their classmates through various articles. Not much information is...
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Reading the Newspaper

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students read the newspaper.  In this newspaper lesson plan, students become familiar with the various parts of a newspaper. They read specific parts, highlight important information and summarize what they read. 
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Medieval Newspaper Continued

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students write an article in a newspaper.  In this writing and editing lesson, students review how to write for a newspaper, type their articles, and engage in peer editing.
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Newsworthy Journey

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students brainstorm what life was like for people living in Ancient Egypt or Mexico, discuss different sections of newpaper, choose and gather research on ancient civilization, and work in small groups to create newspaper reflecting life...
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Exploring a Newspaper

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore the parts of a newspaper and identify the main idea of a newspaper article. They locate three sections of the newspaper, name the main parts of a newspaper article, and recognize the main idea of a newspaper article.
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To the Extreme

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students write a persuasive essay in which they convince a principal to start an extreme sport at their school. In this persuasive writing lesson, students will brainstorm three reasons a school should offer an extreme sport, and then...
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News You Can Use: Lesson 1 of 35

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers discover ways that a newspaper informs, persuades, and entertains. For this newspaper lesson, students list the features of a newspaper and complete a scavenger hunt of these skills. 
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Create a Parts of Speech Newspaper

For Students 4th - 6th
In this parts of speech learning exercise, students write articles and include pictures about parts of speech to make a newspaper. Students write 8 articles about parts of speech and include examples.
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Fact and Opinion Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students draw an illustration of facts and opinions gleaned from a newspaper. In this fact and opinion lesson, students read a newspaper and write down specific information. Students illustrate their facts and opinions on a poster.
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What's the News?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students investigate current events. In this current events lesson, students identify current events from newspaper articles and place them on a timeline.
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Go For the Gold!: Ancient Olympics For Grades 4-8

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students create an ancient Greek newspaper with articles about the Olympics. They perform online research on the pentathalon. Students discuss present-day atheletes. They create a map of cities where the olympics were held.
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A Day In The Life

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students create an online newspaper documenting the politics and culture of ancient Rome. Using online tools and websites, they conduct research on ancient Roman politics and everyday culture. The informaiton gathered is used to create a...
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Stanley's Story

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Learners create a newspaper story based on the events that occur in the novel Holes. They recall the basic facts of Stanley's story using the 5 W's plus H. Students write a fact based news story based on the information presented in...
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Activity #7 Recycling of Newsprint

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students illustrate the paper recycling process. They collect and weigh all the newspapers that come to their house in a week's time. Pupils multiply this number by all the weeks in a yeat and again by an estimate of the number of...
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Romeo and Juliet Newspaper

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students design a newspaper after reading the play "Romeo and Juliet." They include an appropriate title, wedding announcement, an advice column, an obituary and classified advertisements.